Faucet Washer Feet
© Frank Ford 2008; Photos by FF

This little 1950s sewing machine outlived the rubber feet under its base:


In fact, the feet were mssing entirely leaving only the mounting screw and the little recess for each foot:


Rummaging around the shop, I found some regular rubber faucet washers that were just the same diameter as the originals:


Because I do lots of repair work, I find a full set of lathes collets to be a basic necessity.  It took only a moment to find a good fit:


I used a sharp new end mill to countersink the screw head into the washer:


Good enough for this old Singer:


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